#structural racism

Peace Through Defeat of the Evil Conjoined Triplets

To ensure the “revolution of values” that Dr. King called for, justice and equality must be enshrined under new anti-racist systems. This requires exercising our imaginations, investing in peace education, and rethinking global economic and security systems. Only then will we defeat the evil triplets, “shift from a thing-oriented society to a person-oriented society,” and foster positive, sustainable peace.

Racial wealth gap learning simulation

Bread for the World provides a simulation as an interactive tool that helps people understand the connections among racial equity, hunger, poverty, and wealth.

Black Theater Matters

Few audiences are familiar with the treasure trove of early Black theater, largely omitted from our national cultural legacy. Peace studies and peace education should challenge this omission as it does other injustices.

Peace Education, not Patriotic Education

Trump’s call for “patriotic education” is dangerous. Instead, our schools need peace education to help contend with this moment of reckoning with racial and other forms of inequality in a genuinely inclusive way.

What Can Peace Education Teach us about Police Reform?

Monisha Bajaj argues that the global field of peace education has rich insights to offer to the systemic restructuring of police forces and to the training of officers. “Peace” officers must be held to a higher standard and truly uphold and advance peace in the communities they serve.

Transformative Pedagogy for Racial Justice

“Seeking to dismantle a power imbalance that legitimizes racist acts of violence, without addressing those classroom practices and the racial hierarchies in our curricula, perpetuates systemic racism. Only a transformative pedagogy, founded on racial justice, will allow us to realize our ideals of diversity and inclusivity.” – Tauheedah Baker

Institutionalized Racism: A Syllabus

How can we help students understand George Floyd’s death in the context of institutionalized racism? JSTOR Daily has published an extensive list of articles published over the past 5 years.

Scroll to Top